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Jul
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comment Why is my OG so low?
Thanks for the info. Might have to use two 10 gallon mash tuns at once.
Jul
19
comment Why is my OG so low?
On any note, it's fermenting like crazy, actually bubbling out of my carboy's air lock, would like to get better at this and figure it out for next time.
Jul
19
comment Why is my OG so low?
I had the mash at about 160 during the sparge, I kept an eye on that. The mash was just over an hour. and had as much water as I could fit, which was about 25 literes (quarts) so I guess that could be it. Is a 10 gallon mash tun too small to mash 30lbs of grain?
Jul
19
comment Why is my OG so low?
Thanks for the response. To the best of my knowledge, I had enough of all the grains. I did not do the grind, the local supply shop did it for me, but I've not had issues before, of course I've not brewed this recipe before. I just built a new mash tun out of a 10 gallon gatorade cooler, it seemed to work quite well, but I'm not really sure how I would tell what the fluid dynamics through the mash were.
Jul
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asked Why is my OG so low?
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Jul
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accepted WYeast got warm on the way home. Can I still use it?
Jul
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comment WYeast got warm on the way home. Can I still use it?
Awesome thanks, this makes sense. I'll probably pick up another pack or two just in case though as I'll be brewing on a Sunday. I'm not sure if I'll have time to make a starter as I'm out of town until then, I'd rather have extra yeast around. Thanks for the detailed explanation!
Jul
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asked WYeast got warm on the way home. Can I still use it?
Apr
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answered What are the easiest and hardest commercial beer bottles to re-use for homebrew?
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Mar
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accepted What is the white film on my beer in my bottles?
Mar
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comment What is the white film on my beer in my bottles?
I guess you could say it is a bit buttery, not the first word that came to mind. I tasted it a bit in my buddies but it was also a few weeks ago and quite young. Is Pediococcus something to worry about?
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Mar
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asked What is the white film on my beer in my bottles?